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High Desert Audiobook

High Desert: A Kate Delafield Mystery

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Publisher's Summary

In this long-awaited new installment of the legendary Kate Delafield mystery series, Kate is forced to confront her most formidable opponent: herself. Kate Delafield is in a world of trouble. Five months into mandated retirement from the LAPD, her long term on-again off-again relationship with Aimee Grant is off again. She's become hopelessly dependent on the only substance that can drown her pain over Aimee - and the illness of her best friend. She is lost without her police career and beset by terrifying dreams. Into this world walks Captain Carolina Walcott of the LAPD, with a request that Kate secretly try to locate Kate's former police partner, Joe Cameron, who has vanished. She also offers Kate a business card - the name on it a woman from Kate's past who may be able to offer a lifeline back to the self Kate once was.

As she deals with a shocking and inexplicable homicide, Kate also pursues a trail of evidence toward Cameron that leads her into the high desert. Here she will find profound challenges to the truth of everything she ever believed in as a principled police officer. Here she must decide what it is she still believes: about her past, her present, her future.

©2013 Katherine V. Forrest (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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    Nan Lee San Francisco 10-30-16
    Nan Lee San Francisco 10-30-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent"

    Portrait of a cop who is ex military first and foremost, story if s lesbian secondarily. Well done, true to life.
    As always, superbly written, KDelafield is s woman we all know.

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    paula 10-29-16
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    "made my heart cry and laugh. must listen for all "

    Loved the unexpected turns and the unapologetic strength of character of Kate. She is the friend we all wish for to join us on our journey

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    DJ 06-19-16
    DJ 06-19-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Kate has been missed"

    Good story, good narration. I loved this series when I could find some of them. It was wonderful to see this new installment. Please consider adding the prior stores to Audible. We need more than just romance. Kiddos, this is a real (and hot) women.

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    Catrice 05-28-16
    Catrice 05-28-16 Member Since 2014
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    "loved it!"

    absolutely loved this book desperately want more ,wish the rest of of the series was on audible, would love to hear it from the beginning

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    Laurie Goss 05-02-16
    Laurie Goss 05-02-16 Member Since 2012
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    Wish we had the other books in this series on audible. Not enough books in this genre

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    KC 03-26-16
    KC 03-26-16
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    "hooked on this author"

    well grounded story. Study in composition. enjoyed the characters and the vocation of the story can't say enough about this author. visual effects were outstanding. my only disappointment is I can't find any other audio books with this offer. hope to see more by her soon.

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    Family Mom Atlanta 05-30-15
    Family Mom Atlanta 05-30-15 Member Since 2013
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    "I still don't like Dectective Delafield."

    I use to read this series many years ago but stopped after Kate cheated on Ammie. I was actually angry. I thought I was over it but obviously I'm not. I still don't like her.

    The reader sounds like Holly Hunter...

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    Dandylion 01-12-15
    Dandylion 01-12-15

    rambunctiously soft spoken.

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    This was just bad , the narrator was terrible ,for some reason one of the characters sounds like a drunk hippy Lorraine Bracco , maybe if you want a good laugh this is for you , its a real shame the lead character is a good one. I wont recommend this don't waste your money .

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    "Gripping crime story."

    This story kept me finding more chores, walking longer and taking longer routes just so that I could listen to the next chapter! If the are more Kate Delafield books I really look forward to listening to them. The narrator was pretty good too.

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